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Man injured when aircraft crashes through fence, hits parked car in Westerly

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WESTERLY, R.I. (WLNE) – A man was injured Sunday afternoon when his aircraft went through the fence at Westerly State Airport and hit a parked vehicle...

UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Fall River fire Video included

By: Chloe Leshner cleshner@abc6.com @cleshnerabc6 An early morning fire in Fall River takes the life of the home owner and lands 1 firefighter in the hospital. Officials say they had a few challenges fighting the fire, first the heat and humidity then finding the woman on the third floor and the source of the fire because of how many boxes and how much stuff the owner had collected in her home. All is quiet now on Orswell Street but neighbors say it was a different story around 3...

July 24 marked Day of Remembrance for deceased animals at Westport farm

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WESTPORT, Mass. (WLNE) – A Westport community is holding a day of remembrance Monday to honor the animals who died at a squalid tenant farm last year....

Man who robbed, set fire to bank gets federal prison

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By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Federal authorities say a man is headed to prison for robbing and setting fire to a bank in Rhode Island last year...

Fire department gets nearly $338K to replace aging truck

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's congressional delegation says a fire department is getting nearly $338,000 in federal funding to purchase a new truck...

Rhode Island officials warn of blue-green algae in pond

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island officials are advising people to stay away from a Newport pond due to the presence of a toxic blue-green algae bloom...

Rhode Island home sales boom shows no signs of slowing down

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's real estate market is showing no signs of slowing down...

Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

By: The Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SAN ANTONIO, TX (AP) — A 60-year-old man who was arrested after authorities say at least nine people died...

Police investigate double shooting in Providence

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police are investigating a double shooting following a car crash...

North Providence Acting Police Chief suspended

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The North Providence Town Council is expected to discuss the fate...

Freetown police welcome first ever K-9

Freetown Police Department Freetown Police Department

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 FREETOWN, M.A. (WLNE) – Freetown police are officially welcoming a new officer to their ranks, but this officer prefers to walk on four-legs as opposed to the normal two ...

Man on mend after acquiring flesh-eating bacteria on New Hampshire hike

By: Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) - A Florida man is recovering from flesh-eating bacteria he encountered while hiking in New Hampshire. Thirty-two-year-old Wayne Atkins of Miami has been hospitalized since Father's Day weekend. WHDH-TV  reports Atkins was left in a two-week coma because his organs were shutting down. Doctors say the bacteria entered Atkins' body through blisters on his foot from when he went on a hiking tri...

Treasurer: Residents get back $12.2M in unclaimed property

By: Associated Press Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The state treasurer's office says that $12.2 million in unclaimed property was returned to more than 10,000 Rhode Island residents in the last fiscal year. The office of General Treasurer Seth Magaziner is currently overseeing more than $330 million in unclaimed property that's waiting to be reclaimed. The office returned about $12.2 million in unclaimed property to 10,070 people in the 2017 fiscal y...

Fall River woman killed in Raynham head-on collision

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 RAYNHAM, Mass. (WLNE) -- A Fall River woman died in a head-on collision in Raynham early Sunday morning, according to police. Raynham Police and Fire responded at 3:16 a.m. Sunday to Route 138 in the area of the Raynham Park for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers learned that a 43-year-old woman from Fall River, who was traveling in the southbound lane of Route 138 in a 1992 Honda Civic, crossed t...

Local family raises money for American Brain Tumor Association Video included

Hundreds of people supporting a Taunton woman who beat brain cancer at a fundraiser this afternoon. 

Cranston grocery store re-opened after false bomb threat

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) -- A supermarket that was evacuated for a bomb threat that turned out to be false is now open, according to local police. The Stop & Shop on Atwood Avenue in Cranston was evacuated around 1:30 p.m. Saturday when an employee received a call saying there was a bomb in the building. Cranston Police and Rhode Island State Police responded to the scene. No legitimate threat was found. The building ...

List of cooling shelters open to the public in Pawtucket

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Cooling shelters in Pawtucket are in place to keep people cool amidst the summer heat wave...

Cranston library hires goats from local farm to chomp at invasive plants

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 CRANSTON, R.I. – Dozens of goats invaded Cranston’s Central Library after they were hired to chomp away at invasive plants outside such as poison ivy...

Specialty 'Bristol 4th of July' license plates handed out

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com @Alana_Cerrone 1,447 people who ordered their special Bristol 4th of July Celebration license plates can finally tack it on to their car. Saturday, the 4th of July Committee handed out the plates and swapped out over 1,000 old plates for the new special edition ones. This has been a long time coming -  back in 2011, the committee needed at least 900 people to submit applications before the plates could be made. They received over 1000. The...

Double arm amputee runs Boston Marathon for RI girl battling cancer

By: News Staff news@abc6.com BOSTON, Mass. – A double arm amputee ran in the Boston Marathon on Monday for a 12-year-old Rhode Islander battling cancer. Hector Picard finished his 26.2 mile run while clutching the photo of a 12-year-old from Smithfield. Picard ran the marathon in honor of Anna Kitada who is currently battling bone cancer and is an amputee herself. The pair met for the first time Friday. “I’m trying to get back to running again and because Hecto...

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